A History of Japanese Mathematics by David Eugene Smith A History of Japanese Mathematics
by David Eugene Smith


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This survey highlights the leading features in the development of the wasan, the Japanese system of mathematics. Topics include the use of the abacus; the application of sangi, or counting rods, to algebra; the yenri, or circle principle; the work of Seki Kowa, Ajima Chokuyen and Wada Nei; more. 1914 edition. Includes 74 figures.

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  • Publisher: Cosimo Classics
  • ISBN-10: 1-60206-664-7
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-60206-664-9
  • Amazon.com Sales Rank #3861077
  • Published on: June 01, 2007
  • Number of items: 1
  • Binding: Paperback
  • 300 pages

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